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Registered Nurse II - GI 12HR AWS

Los Angeles, California

Overview

Make a difference in Nursing at Cedars-Sinai. Use your compassion, expertise and dedication in work that truly matters – improving the lives of our patients in their most vulnerable times. As a Nurse at Cedars-Sinai you'll work alongside some of the most talented staff in the industry and be exposed to innovative research and technology. Nurses at Cedars-Sinai are expected to be among the best in the industry and are given support to do something incredible – for yourself and for others.

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  • Good Listener

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  • New-Graduate Nurse (Registered Nurse I) leads to Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Registered Nurse II leads to Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse III ends this path
  • Registered Nurse IV ends this path

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Responsibilities

Requisition # HRC0994945

Job Summary:

Make a difference every single day!

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we’ve achieved our fifth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of world-class healthcare professionals to using innovative facilities. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one #1 in California and #2 in the nation!

Do you want to make a difference as a Nurse?

Cedars-Sinai provides virtually every known gastroenterologic procedure and treatment for digestive diseases and disorders. With inpatient and outpatient programs and state-of-the-art technology, specialized and internationally renowned physicians, and a body of research, clinical expertise and results, the Cedars-Sinai Digestive Disease team treats all disorders with skill and experience.

The Registered Nurse

  • Administers and performs Moderate Sedation as per “Sedation” policy, Administrative Manual #CCN00213.
  • Upon completion of Moderate Sedation Competency and Post Test, demonstrates knowledge of/and can implement approved discharge criteria for patients post sedation/anesthesia.
  • The Registered Nurse demonstrates knowledge of relevant pre-procedure physical, emotional, psychological and other special needs of a patient undergoing GI procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of/implements pre-procedural testing and other clinical guidelines and protocols as appropriate; integrates data received and initiates early and appropriate interventions.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of GI/Endoscopy procedures with relevant experience. Procedures including diagnostic as well as interventional endoscopy procedures.
  • When assigned charge nurse responsibilities, coordinates unit activity throughout the shift, initiates chain of command as appropriate.
  • Participates in at least 50% of unit meetings and provides constructive input to assist in unit direction.
  • The Registered Nurse utilizes the nursing process (assess, plan, implement and evaluate) to provide safe, quality care to GI patients. He/she works collaboratively with the nursing staff, medical staff, and all health care team members. 
  •  Demonstrates clear knowledge necessary to provide patient care by ensuring all instruments, equipment, and supplies are available for the procedure. 
  •  Utilizes the nursing process along with SGNA standards to ensure all patient safety goals are incorporated into the patient's care.
  • Demonstrates awareness of appropriate medication use and follows all policies concerning medication administration.
  • Accurately labels and handles specimens.

Educational Requirements:

Graduate from an accredited nursing program required
BSN Preferred

Licenses:

Current, unrestricted California RN license required
ACLS
PALS
SGNA Certification preferred

Experience:

Prior GI LAB experience or one year in a high acuity Intensive Care setting is preferred. Moderate Sedation administration experience preferred.

Physical Demands:

Lifting, Standing, Walking


Working Title:Registered Nurse II - GI 12HR AWS
Department:GI Diag/Endoscopy Unit
Business Entity:Service Lines & Ops
Job Category:,Nursing,Nursing
Job Specialty:Nursing
Position Type:Full-time
Shift Length:12 hour shift
Shift Type:Day

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy.

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